Kevin Webb, provided by Published 3:24 pm PST, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 It looks like "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," the game whose success paved the way for "Fortnite: Battle Royale," is coming to the PlayStation 4. The game hasn't officially been announced, but files for the game are present in the PlayStation 4 game database, and the online PSN store. "PUBG" is one of the most popular action games on PC, but it's been console exclusive to the Xbox One for the past year. It looks like "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," the game that is largely credited with sparking the popularity of battle royale shooting games like "Fortnite: Battle Royale," is set for release on PlayStation 4. While Bluehole, the game's developer, has yet to confirm a PS4 release date, fans have discovered files on PlayStation 4 consoles and in Sony's online PlayStation Network store. Last month the South Korean Game Rating and Administration Committee leaked ratings for a PlayStation 4 version … [Read more...] about It looks like the smash-hit game that paved the way for ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ is finally coming to PlayStation 4 (SNE)
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Tech & Science Battlefield V Thanks to a recent EA blog post, we know what the first few months of content drops look like for Battlefield V’s Tides of War post-release DLC plan. The festivities begin with Overture in early December, culminating with the arrival of Firestorm battle royale in March. Here’s a quick recap of what we know. The latest roadmap for 'Battlefield V' as of Oct. 24. DICE/EA Battlefield V DLC Roadmap Oct. 24 Chapter 1: Overture [Early December - January] Panzerstorm map: A tank-focused arena set in the Belgium countryside. Last Tiger War Story: A single-player mission in which a Tiger Tank crew begins to question the ideologies that sparked the war. A combat and vehicle practice map based on the Hamada map. Vehicle customization Chapter 2: Lightning Strikes [January-March] Emphasis on vehicles Combined arms: groups of four players work together in PvE missions across several maps. A revamped Rush limited-time mode with … [Read more...] about ‘Battlefield V’ Roadmap Reveals Release Window For Battle Royale & Map DLC
FORTNITE is still among the most popular video games on the planet, but that might not save it from having to shut down at some point. Rumours have resurfaced that the game could be taken down, with the latest person to add grist to the mill being eccentric tech billionaire Elon Musk. Is Fortnite Battle Royale shutting down? Rumours of Fortnite shutting down were first pointed out by Twinfinite when a screengrab of an alleged tweet from Fortnite's official account started circulating. The post stated: "Due to the lawsuit against PubG on copyright infringement. We are sorry to inform you that Fortnite Battle Royale Will be coming to an end May 24, 2018. "Save the world will still be in development and we will roll out ASAP. Thank you all for the support." Fans needn't worry, however, as the tweet appears to be nothing more than a hoax. In addition to the grammatical errors and formatting inconsistencies, the tweet is also nowhere to be found on the official Fortnite website, or on any … [Read more...] about Is Fortnite being deleted? Rumours claims Battle Royale will end – what’s the truth?
source Activision/Treyarch For the first time in years, the new “Call of Duty” has something truly new: a Battle Royale mode, along the lines of “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.” It’s still got traditional multiplayer modes like Control and Deathmatch, and the fan-favorite “Zombies” mode, but the big addition in “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” is the Battle Royale mode: Blackout. In a surprising twist, the “Call of Duty” version of the insanely popular Battle Royale game type is a fresh, innovative take on Battle Royale – rather than the copycat mode that many were expecting. It’s so good, in fact, that “Fortnite” and the rest of the Battle Royale competition could take a few cues from Blackout. 1. The Blackout map is still huge, but it’s small enough to easily traverse the entire thing in a match. caption No flying magical bus, and no derelict … [Read more...] about Forget about ‘Fortnite’ — the new ‘Call of Duty’ makes 6 brilliant changes to the Battle Royale formula
caption “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (left) and “Fortnite: Battle Royale” (center) have earned millions of players with their battle royale gameplay. Now “Call of Duty” (right) is trying to cut in on the fun. source Business Insider Video games have entered the era of the battle royale, a subgenre of shooting games that pits 100 players against each other on a single map in a fight for survival. The genre exploded with popularity last year with a pair of new games, “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” and “Fortnite: Battle Royale,” introducing millions of players to the battle royale concept. This year both “Call of Duty” and “Battlefield,” the two largest multiplayer shooting franchises, announced that their games would feature battle royale modes. While several games have already tried to mimic the success of “Fortnite” and “PUBG,” the big budget … [Read more...] about In just one year, Battle Royale mania has changed gaming: Here’s how Call of Duty’s impressive new Battle Royale mode compares to ‘Fortnite’ and ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’